In Memory

Terry Collins

Terry L. Collins

1953 - 2020

erry L. Collins, 67, of Butler passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in his home.
Born Jan. 5, 1953, in Butler, Terry was the son of the late Thomas P. and Dorothy E. Collins.
In 1971, Terry graduated from Butler High School.
He worked for PennDOT as an equipment operator, until his retirement in 2005.
He was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman, where he dedicated much of his time. He was also a member of the RC Men's Club.
He married Marsha Beatty on Sept. 15, 1973, and devoted himself to his family and friends.
In addition to his wife, Terry, he is survived by his daughters, Melinda McConnell (Richard) and Jennafer Collins; his son, Nathan Collins (Rachel); and his grandchildren, Kelsee McConnell, Natalie Collins, Liam Collins and Riley Collins.
What a life he led with his 13 brothers and two sisters. Left behind to remember him are his sisters, Patti Rock and Cheryl Moran (Tim), both of Butler; his brothers, Ed (Brenda) of Middle Point, Ohio, Ken (Diane) of Butler, Tom Jr. (Teri) of Cleveland, Ohio, Dean (Cindy) of Franklin, Mel of Harrisburg, Dave (Donna) of Louisville, Ky., Lou (Marianne) of Butler, Kevin (Pat MacQueen) of Chicago, Ill., Jeff (Christi) of Norwell, Mass., Scott (Donna) of Butler and Brian (Marie) of Butler; and his many, many nieces, nephews and other rugrats.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Collins, who passed away in 1960, and Tim Collins, who passed away in 2015; and one brother-in-law, Charles Rock, who passed away in 2018.
The Collins family extends a special thank you to Good Samaritan Hospice, especially Anna, Sue and Kara, for the outstanding care they provided to Terry.
COLLINS - Services for Terry L. Collins, who died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, will be held at the convenience of the family.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Martin Funeral Home, 429 Center Ave., Butler.
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Published by Butler Eagle from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2020.